Week 4 of the 2013 NFL season officially kicks off with Thursday Night Football, and the focus has shifted to the injury reports and which top stars will be listed on the inactive list this week.
The injuries to huge names are starting to add up. Whether you’re a diehard fan of your favorite team or an avid fantasy football player looking to make that last-second move, we have all the updates every NFL fan needs.
Below we'll check up on the status of some notable banged-up players and get you set for Week 4 with a complete list of inactives.
Vernon Davis, TE, San Francisco 49ers
San Francisco 49ers star tight end Vernon Davis missed last week’s game with a hamstring injury, but was on the field practicing with the team this week leading into the Thursday matchup against the St. Louis Rams, per Bill Williamson of ESPN.com. Adam Rank of NFL Network first reported that Davis would be active:
Reggie Bush, RB, Detroit Lions
Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush missed last week’s game with a knee injury, but the dual-threat player returned to practice and will play today, per the team’s official inactive list.
Rob Gronkowski, TE, New England Patriots
Ray Rice, RB, Baltimore Ravens
The Baltimore Ravens are in desperate need of another dynamic weapon in the lineup, and the team will get running back Ray Rice back on the field after he missed last week’s game with a hip flexor strain, according to the team’s official inactive list.
Andre Johnson, WR, Houston Texans
After suffering a concussion in Week 2 and a shin in jury in Week 3, Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson will play against the Seattle Seahawks, per the team’s official inactive list.
Full Inactives List
Inactive lists will be updated as they become available via NFL.com.
Miami at New Orleans
Dolphins: QB Pat Devlin, RB Mike Gillislee, CB Dimitri Patterson, CB Will Davis, G Danny Watkins, G Dallas Thomas, DE Cameron Wake
Saints: WR Lance Moore, RB Mark Ingram, S Roman Harper, DT Brodrick Bunkley, DE Tom Johnson, CB Rod Sweeting, OT Terron Armstead
New England at Atlanta
Patriots: LB Steve Beauharnais, WR Matthew Slater, WR Danny Amendola, TE Rob Gronkowski, OL Chris Barker, RB Leon Washington
Falcons: CB Asante Samuel, S Kemal Ishmael, LB Jamar Chaney, RB Stevan Jackson, OL Harland Gunn, T Ryan Schraeder, DT Travian Robertson
NY Jets at Tennessee
Jets: QB Brady Quinn, CB Dee Milliner, RB Chris Ivory, LB Ricky Sapp, G Will Campbell, T Ben Ijalana, T Oday Aboushi.
Titans: WR Kenny Britt, RB Shonne Greene, LB Pat Bailey, C Brian Schwenke, T Byron Stingily, DT Sammie Hill, DE Lavar Edwards.
Washington at Oakland
Redskins: K Kai Forbath, QB Rex Grossman, DB Jose Gumbs, LB Brandon Jenkins, G Josh LeRibeus, TE Jordan Reed, DE Phillip Merling.
Raiders: QB Terrelle Pryor, SS Tyvon Branch, OT Menelik Watson, OG Antoine McClain, OG Lucas Nix, WR Juron Criner, DE Jason Hunter.
Philadelphia at Denver
Eagles: QB Matt Barkley, S Patrick Chung, CB Shaun Prater, T Matt Tobin, T Dennis Kelly, DT Damion Square, TE Emil Igwenagu.
Broncos: QB Zac Dysert, RB C.J. Anderson, CB Champ Bailey, LB Paris Lenon, G Chris Kuper, T Winston Justice, DT Sylvester Williams.
Dallas at San Diego
Cowboys: WR Miles Austin, CB Chris Greenwood, OG David Arkin, OL Phil Costa, OT Darrion Weems, TE Andre Smith, DE Caesar Rayford.
Chargers: WR Malcom Floyd, T King Dunlap, G Chad Rinehart, T Jeromey Clary, CB Shareece Wright, SS Brad Taylor, QB Brad Sorenson.
Baltimore at Buffalo
Ravens: WR Jacoby Jones, S Jeromy Miles, LB Arthur Brown, NT Terrence Cody, OL Jah Reid, OL Ryan Jensen, WR Brandon Stokley.
Bills:CB Leodis McKelvin, S Jairus Byrd, OL Doug Legursky, CB Stephon Gilmore, K Dustin Hopkins, WR Marquise Goodwin, CB Ron Brooks.
Cincinnati at Cleveland
Bengals: S Reggie Nelson, CB Dre Kirkpatrick, CB Leon Hall, RB Rex Burkhead, G Mike Pollak, G Tanner Hawkinsson, DE Margus Hunt.
Browns: QB Brandon Weeden, LB Quentin Groves, QB Seneca Wallace, G Shawn Lauvao, DE Billy Winn, TE Keavon Milton, LB Jabaal Sheard.
Chicago at Detroit
Bears: WR Marquess Wilson, WR Joe Anderson, CB Sherrick McManis, G/T James Brown, T Jonathan Scott, DE Davis Bass, DT Zach Minter.
Lions: QB Kellen Moore, WR Nate Burleson, RB Mikel Leshoure, G Leroy Harris, OT Jason Fox, WR Patrick Edwards, DT D’Anthony Smith.
NY Giants at Kansas City
Giants: CB Corey Webster, C David Baas, G Chris Snee, TE Adrien Robinson, QB Ryan Nassib, S Cooper Taylor, DT Johnathan Hankins.
Chiefs: CB Brandon Flowers, G Jeff Allen, TE Anthony Fasano, TE Travis Kelce, QB Tyler Bray, OL Rishaw Johnson, DL Jaye Howard.
Arizona at Tampa Bay
Cardinals: S Rashad Johnson, QB Ryan Lindley, LB Kevin Minter, RB Ryan Williams, T Bobby Massie, G Earl Watford, NT Dan Williams.
Buccaneers: QB Josh Freeman, CB Michael Adams, CB Rashaan Melvin, DE Trevor Scott, T Gabe Carimi, TE Tom Crabtree, DT Derek Landri.
Indianapolis at Jacksonville
Colts: WR Griff Whalen, S LaRon Landry, RB Ahmad Bradshaw, C Samon Satele, OT Xavier Nixon, DT Montori Hughes, DT Ricky Jean-Francois.
Jaguars: WR Mike Brown, WR Stephen Burton, S Dwight Lowery, CB Dwayne Gratz, G Austin Pastzor, TE DJ Williams, DT Abry Jones.
Seattle at Houston
Seahawks: SS Jeron Johnson, FB Spencer Ware, LB John Lotulelei, C Max Unger, T Breno Giacomini, DE Benson Mayowa, DT Jordan Hill.
Texans: QB Case Keenum, WR Lestar Jean, LB Tim Dobbins, G Cody White, T Duane Brown, DE Sam Montgomery, DE Tim Jamison.
Pittsburgh at Minnesota
Steelers: CB Antwon Blake, DT Hebron Fangupo, CB Isaiah Green QB Landry Jones, WR Derek Moye, RB Isaac Redman, G Cody Wallace.
Vikings: CB Chris Cook, S Jamarca Sanford, DE George Johnson, DT Chase Baker, G Jeff Baca, TE Rhett Ellison, QB Christian Ponder.
Thursday Night Football
San Francisco 49ers at St. Louis Rams
49ers: LB Patrick Willis, CB Nnamdi Asomugha, WR Chris Harper, QB B.J. Daniels, WR Marlon Moore, G, Joe Looney, FB Owen Marecic.
Rams: RB Isaiah Pead, OT Rodger Saffold, C Barrett Jones, OT Mike Person, TE Mike McNeill, DE William Hayes.